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Mindfulness and Meditation

A 44 minutes video of a teaching on Mindfulness and Meditation given in Bremen, Germany, on January 24th 2012.


Rinpoche at home

For the moment Ringu Tulku is at home in Sikkim enjoying some time with his family.






On the passing of Kyabje Tenga Rinpoche


Lama Chenno!

Kyabje Tenga Rinpoche entered into Samadhi
We have lost another great master
Who lived amongst us and only for us.
We will always miss him,
His immeasurable kindness,
And his tireless work to help us.

At his 80th birthday he declared,
“I never had an obstacle in my life”
All were totally shocked
As he had lost one of his eyes,
One leg and some fingers,
And his other leg was about to go.

Now we do realize
That he was telling the truth.
He had overcome all the obstacles
Even his death was not a problem
It was an act to teach and inspire.
All his life was a teaching and an example.

How fortunate we were!
What a great opportunity it was
To receive his teachings and blessings.
Many people ask me,
“Did you really see an enlightened being.”
Yes, I have and we all have without any doubt.

Ringu Tulku
Gangtok 31st March 2012

Winter tour

Rinpoche is in Europe this winter and teaching in Belgium and Germany. Here are a few pictures taken during his most recent teachings in Brussels and Berlin.





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New Year’s Greetings


The year Two Thousand and Twelve has arrived.
Some say this is the end of the world.
Others predict it will be the beginning of a new awareness.
We have just lived through a challenging and eventful year
And it certainly will be another year with lots happening.
But what is the use worrying about the future?

We need to live today the best we can
And create causes for a better tomorrow.
Let us celebrate the freedom of choice that we have.
Who says I cannot make a difference?
I can make a difference to myself and around me.
Isn’t that making enough difference to my world?

My mind goes to those brave men and women
Who offered their lives as lamps for the freedom of others.
My heart is moved by those who came forward to help
People in distress through natural or man-made calamities.
Human spirit of compassion, courage and longing for freedom,
Neither can be crushed by power nor bought with gold.

Let us celebrate that undying human spirit!

Happy New Year.

Ringu Tulku

On Meditation

Rinpoche speaks about meditation for What Meditation Really Is:

South Africa

This September, Rinpoche visited South Africa for the first time.

Here are a few pix that were posted on Facebook by Roseanne Turner.

Some more pix appeared on Flickr:

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